Thailand’s GDP to fall 7-9 percent in 2020 World

Thailand’s GDP to fall 7-9 percent in 2020

Thailand's Joint Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry and Banking (JSCCIB) predicted that the country’seconomy will contract by 7-9 percent this year, although exports could shrink less than previously projected, because the coronavirus pandemic remains a risk.
Cambodia launches FTA negotiation with Mongolia World

Cambodia launches FTA negotiation with Mongolia

Preparation for negotiations on a free trade agreement (FTA) between Cambodia and Mongolia has been kick-started in the first inter-ministerial meeting engaging the working group tasked for the negotiations, Cambodia's news agency AKP reported on October 1.
Cambodia backs use of digital technology World

Cambodia backs use of digital technology

Cambodian Minister of Commerce Pan Sorasak called for the use of digital technology to restore trust between businesses and customers, during the 52nd Meeting of ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM-52) on August 29.
ASEAN, China boost trade links World

ASEAN, China boost trade links

Economic ministers from ASEAN member countries held a meeting with representatives from China’s Ministry of Commerce on August 27.
Exports of pepper to India at risk Business

Exports of pepper to India at risk

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has urged firms to control the quality of pepper exported to India and develop solutions to cope with policies affecting the export of pepper from Vietnam.
Thailand adjusts rice strategy to improve competitiveness World

Thailand adjusts rice strategy to improve competitiveness

Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit has pledged to speed up adjustment of the country’s rice strategy as quickly as possible as the industry is facing an array of challenges, including a strong baht and rising production costs.
Cambodia-Japan trade grows in first four months World

Cambodia-Japan trade grows in first four months

Trade between Cambodia and Japan reached 778 million USD in the first four months of 2020, up 4 percent year on year, the AKP news agency reported, citing recent statistics from the Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO).
Thailand promotes marketing-led production strategy World

Thailand promotes marketing-led production strategy

The Thai Ministry of Commerce has teamed up with the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives to drive a marketing-led production strategy, aiming to upgrade Thailand into a hub of quality agricultural products and food. ​
Cambodia, China might sign FTA by 2020’s end World

Cambodia, China might sign FTA by 2020’s end

The third round of negotiations between Cambodia and China for a free trade agreement has solved all remaining text issues and approved in principal the market access on goods and services, according to the Khmer Times.